"We Can Do It!" in 2022


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Thursday April 7,  2022     8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m    Sho-Ban  Hotel, Fort Hall, ID

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Marli Williams

Opening: "L.E.A.D the Way!"

Keynote: "Activate Your Purpose"

"Courage in a Cow Suit"

Billie Johnson


Charity Haderlie

I Can't. Why not? Mindset.

With examples from her experience coaching businesses, Charity walks through four common mindsets that stand in the way of implementing business decisions that matter.


Drawing on the wisdom of the audience, she will share strategies for re-framing these mindsets for the better.


Ann Swanson

Speed Mentoring

This popular (and ever-evolving) session starts your day with new connections.

 It works like speed dating.  Bring your work-related question or issue and trade feedback with other women. Confidentiality expected.


Angie Lion

Culture of Connection

In the face of technology, AI, and automation, human connection is now a differentiator in competition and employee culture.

Based on an understanding of Emotional Intelligence, this interactive workshop prepares us for the future workplace.

Kandi Rudd

Find and Keep Employees

It's an employees' market. 

Kandi Rudd, the regional manager of the Department of Labor will share how free training, the apprenticeship program, and job search tools can help you find and keep good people.

Sharee English

Cyber Security for You and Your Business


60% of small businesses do not recover from a cyber attack. They close.  Learn how to protect yourself and your business from cyber threats with actions you can take without a full time IT department.

Kim Sherman Labrum

Google hacks and tips!

Do you want to easily automate, organize, and manage your daily information load?

She will share free tools and tips to help you do just that.

Kim is one of the Small Business Development Center's most experienced consultants and a Certified Google Partner.

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"I sponsor and organize this event because I am passionate about helping women succeed."

Ann Swanson - Director, Small Business Development Center

$35  Individual ticket - admission & lunch for 1

$100 Vendor table (limited #) - admission & lunch for 1 + table

$280 Company table - admission & lunch for 8.

We invite you to decorate your own table (plates etc provided) and provide a swag bag item (250 pc).


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Contact Us

Women's Business Symposium 2022

Presenting Sponsor:  Idaho Central Credit Union


Thursday, April 7, 2022

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Shoshone Bannock Hotel and Event Center

777 Bannock Trail, Fort Hall, ID 83203 

Call or write:

Ann   208-282-4402


Claudia   208-282-2817


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The Idaho Small Business Development Center (Idaho SBDC) is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. It operates in partnership with the SBA, Boise State University, and other funding sources. The support given by SBA through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the co-sponsor's or participant's opinions, products or services. All programs are offered on a nondiscrimination basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance.